Historic House Listings

Cool Spring House, Circa 1820. On ten acres in Virginia. $298,414

November 13, 2022

This could be such an amazing house! Cool Spring House was built in 1820. It is located on ten acres in Ruther Glen, Virginia. The home features double front doors, chair rails, picture rails, wide baseboards and original mantels. The home needs a full restoration. There is no kitchen or bathrooms. This home is pretty original and has been vacant for some time. Three bedrooms and 1,840 square feet. $298,414

Contact Mary Pitts with Pitts and Manns Realty: 804-366-0800

From the Zillow listing:


You asked for the fixer uppers, here’s your chance! This is the original Cool Spring house built in 1820. The House and 10 acres are what are included in this sale. Because the survey is in progress, the tax map number reflects 181 acres….. This home and 10 acres of Broad Plains Farm are included in this sale. ( survey is in process). House has good bones and lends itself to your design nicely. Original fireplaces, mantels , plaster and electric are present. Beautiful staircase leading upstairs. ( House has no power currently) Well and septic will need to be updated. There is an active farmer currently and his lease expires in or about 2025. As common with homes of this age, there are no kitchen or bathrooms present although the current tax assessment does list 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Tax record notes 1840 square feet of living space and 920 finished basement square feet. This property is perfect for restoration and quiet living upon completion. Very mature trees surround the house and there will be plenty of room for kids, entertaining and relaxing. Possibly even an event venue or hunt club. The area is quite , serene, and an easy commute North and South. NOTE: PLEASE USE CAUTION IN THE HOUSE, it’s been vacant for a number of years and there is debris on the floor.



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